Having done a post about the common snapping turtle, and explaining the primitive cataract surgery that saved Darth Vader’s life (presumably), I thought it best to elaborate on the more striking cousin, the alligator snapping turtle ( 975 more words
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One of the most commonly known turtles today (at least in the Western Hemisphere) is the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina.
These guys are endemic to North America, spanning from the edges of the Rocky Mountains and south Canada to as far east as Florida and Nova Scotia, where they mainly reside in freshwater. 673 more words